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Crysis 2 Tops UK Games Chart for 2nd Week

Crytek’s science fiction-based first-person shooter Crysis 2 has proved just how popular it really is recently, by topping the UK all-formats games chart for the 2nd week in a row. This of course means that the hotly-tipped newcomer Shift 2: Unleashed unfortunately didn’t make it to No. 1.

In fact, according to a recent article by Robert Purchese over at eurogamer.net, Shift 2: Unleashed — aka Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed — ended its first week in fourth place. The new entry that quite surprisingly took the second spot however was the Zumba Fitness: Join the Party game for the Nintendo Wii.

This of course means that last week’s No. 2, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars was knocked down to third place. Meanwhile, the much-awaited MotorStorm: Apocalypse game, which was another of last week’s new releases, ended its first week way down the charts in a rather disappointing 17th place.

Kaos Studios’ Homefront dropped down to fifth place, while Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters and WWE All Stars both debuted at No. 6 and 7 respectively. The three games that rounded off the top 10 were FIFA 11, Pokémon White and Art Academy.

You can read our recent hands-on review of the Crysis 2 game here. Are you surprised that the MotorStorm: Apocalypse game didn’t make it into the top 10?

Written by Tina Chubb

Tina’s passion is gaming news, but you will find her exploring other tech stories. Follow Tina for the latest happenings in the gaming world with popular gaming devices, including PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and portable gaming on iOS, PSP, DS and more.

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